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Is It Possible For Someone To Have Two Different Colored Eyes Naturally
Eye color: This may be congenital resulting from either horners syndrome or it could be a specific eye problem causing loss of pigment or atrophy of the iris of one eye. If it is aquired then it can be due to iris damage either from inflammation, trauma or surgery. The condition is called heterochromia. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very low chance: While there are no statistics, the chance of a person's two eyes being different colors (heterochromia) is extremely low. More commonly, some people are born with a segment of one iris being a different color from the rest. Also, certain diseases can either increase the brown color (nevus, melanoma) while others can lighten the eye (certain inflammations and glaucomas). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very rare: In humans it is considered a rare occurrence. It is estimated at 0.006% odds. Or roughly 6 in 1000 people. That makes it roughly around 250, 000 people in usa. ...Read more
Heterochromia iridium (two different colored eyes) question - what are the most common combinations?
No Natural way: Two ways you can change color of your eye. 1. Colored contact lenses. 2. Surgery to implant a colored silicone iris/pupil disc inside the eye. Contact lenses are relatively safe with a 1:5000/year infection rate which is usually treatable. But putting the iris disc is intraocular surgery with 1:2000 chance of infection ; complete loss of vision or even eye. This is not recommended. ...Read more
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